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Brent Patrick Bohan

About me

Brent Bohan is a family law and divorce attorney with high energy and a powerful drive to obtain the best possible outcomes for his clients.
While running a private practice, Brent discovered his talent for family law. He loves helping people solve problems, and family law provided a challenging and rewarding way to do so. Brent now focuses his practice on family law and divorce, including high asset divorce and LGBT family law.
Known for being a tough litigator, Brent combines a talent in the courtroom with his ability to develop productive and friendly relationships with the opposing counsel in a high stakes environment.
“I get a lot done by simply picking up the phone and having a rational discussion with the opposing counsel,” Brent says. “But when I say ‘see you in court,’ I mean it. Most attorneys know when I call them that if we don’t resolve our problem reasonably, they will be facing a motion. I’ve found this approach extremely effective in working towards a resolution, whether we end up in court or mediation.”
Brent places a strong client-attorney relationship at the cornerstone of his practice. Due to the turbulent nature of many family law cases, Brent works to ensure his clients to feel secure and confident in the representation he provides.
Brent is an active member of several legal organizations, including serving on the Board of Trustees of the King County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. He also volunteers for the KCBA neighborhood clinic program, family law program, and domestic violence squad.
Outside of the legal realm, Brent is devoted to Crossfit and tends to get a little too enthusiastic about his training. He unwinds by getting outdoors and spending time with friends and his Boston Terrier, Logan.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 90%
  2. Child Custody: 5%
  3. Family: 5%



Hourly ($310/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • David S Keenan

    Brent is a tremendous advocate and a great resource to his clients and his fellow attorneys. Since entering practice, Brent has been a consistent presence in the legal community and has built a strong reputation among his clients and colleagues.


    David Keenan Securities and investment fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher Thaddeus Karr

    Brent is a capable and thoughtful attorney. He is dedicated to his clients needs and often anticipates their wants and problems before they arise, making their case and the relationship between client and attorney smooth and enjoyable. I endorse Brent and his firm.


    Christopher Karr Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

McKinley Irvin

1501 4th Avenue
Suite 1750
Seattle, WA, 98101

McKinley Irvin

2825 Colby Avenue
Suite 302
Everett, WA, 98201



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMcKinley Irvin2015 - Present
AssociateEngel Law Group, PS2013 - 2015
General CounselDDC2011 - 2012
Owner/Managing AttorneyBohan Law, PLLC2011 - 2013
Assistant ADABeltrami County Attorney's Office2009 - 2009
Legal InternGordonDerr2009 - 2010
Work-Study AttorneySouth Royalton Legal Clinic2008 - 2010
Environmental ConsultantConsultoria de Derecho Ambiental2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Trial BarMember2013 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard of Trustees2013 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle Member2013 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeAttorney Member2012 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Alternative Dispute ResolutionMember2012 - Present
Washington Mediation AssociationMember2011 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Snohomish County Bar Association, Young Lawyer DivisionMember2010 - Present
Snohomish County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Neighborhood Legal Services AssociationAttorney2010 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2010 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Vermont Law SchoolN/AOther - Masters2007
University of WashingtonPolitics, Philosophy, and EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLEProperty in Meretricious Relationships2016
Bridging the GapMotions Practice - Pitfalls in Drafting2014
Swearing-in CeremonyWelcome Speaker2013